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Best trails in Charlestown

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Looking for a great trail near Charlestown, Indiana? AllTrails has 9 great hiking trails, forest trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Charlestown State Park or Clifty Falls State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Harrods Creek Park or Cherokee Park. Ready for some activity? There are 6 moderate trails in Charlestown ranging from 1.3 to 2.6 miles and from 449 to 685 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Charlestown
Top trails (9)
#1 - Charlestown State Park #6 Trail
Charlestown State Park
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 5 m
Charlestown State Park #6 Trail is a 2.3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Charlestown, Indiana that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity optiShow more
#2 - Charlestown Trail #3
Charlestown State Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h 3 m
Wooded hike along Fourteenmile Creek, river views, ridge hiking The trail begins with a very steep road grade that once led to a footbridge over Fourteenmile Creek. The bridge provided access to RoseShow more
#3 - Charlestown Trail #7
Charlestown State Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h 5 m
This trail has everything history buffs crave. You'll see old fountains, huge stone entryways, the remnants of the swimming hole (filled in), and have great views of devils backbone.Show more
#4 - Nine Penny Branch Loop
Charlestown, Indiana
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 4 m
Nine Penny Branch Loop is a 2.3 mile loop trail located near Charlestown, Indiana that features a waterfall. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and nShow more
#5 - Charlestown State Park #2 Trail
Charlestown State Park
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 37 m
Wooded hike, along creek, hilly terrain This is a nice relatively short hike through an open woodland. The trail initially drops, where it runs parallel with a small creek. It follows the creek forShow more
#6 - Charlestown State Park #1 Trail
Charlestown State Park
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 2 m
freat views, lots of terrain changes huge rocks and karst topographyShow more
#7 - Charlestown State Park #4 Trail
Charlestown State Park
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 15 m
Charlestown State Park #4 Trail is a 2.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Charlestown, Indiana that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily uShow more
#8 - Charlestown Trail #5
Charlestown State Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 50 m
Charlestown Trail #5 is a 1.8 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Charlestown, Indiana that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walkShow more
#9 - Tunnel Mill Boy Scout Camp Loop
Charlestown, Indiana
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 1 h 49 m
Tunnel Mill Boy Scout Camp Loop is a 3.8 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Charlestown, Indiana that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarShow more